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ANNA to Create Records with LEI-Instrument Links

The Association of National Numbering Agencies plans to develop new records that include links between legal entity identifiers (LEIs) and the relevant...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 15 Oct 2013


DTCC Pilot Introduces ISO 20022 For Distribution Events

In the third phase of its corporate actions pilot, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation is introducing ISO 20022 messages for distribution events such as cash dividends, stock dividends, interest payments and principal payments

Inside Reference Data | News | Corporate Actions | 26 Feb 2013

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Soc Gen Adopts ISO 20022 for Funds in France

Société Générale Securities Services has adopted the standard for its routing and centralizing of Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities orders in France

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 22 Feb 2013


CounterpartyLink Adds LEI to Databases

The legal entity data vendor is helping firms prepare for Fatca by providing greater transparency into the beneficial owners of legal entities

Inside Reference Data | News | Data Management | 03 Oct 2012


Standards Coronation

The ISO 10962 Classification of Financial Instruments code is due for an overhaul, says Martin Sexton of London Market Systems. What will the new reigning standard look like?

Inside Reference Data | Analysis | Regulation & Standards | 02 Oct 2012


Exchange Data International Gains IS0 9001

Standard certifies that the data vendor has good-quality management systems

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 06 Sep 2012


As We Predicted

Swift, and the DTCC, scored a win supporting their prospects as LEI administrators by gaining the CFTC's designation to run its CICI identifier standard

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 30 Jul 2012


Michael Shashoua: The Crawl of Progress

Global regulatory authorities have inched just a little bit closer to defining what the LEI will be and how it will be administered. The Financial Stability Board’s plans for a three-tiered administrative structure inspires more questions about how...

Waters | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 02 Jul 2012


Here Comes The LEI Flood

Comments, actions and discussions concerning the legal entity identifier have increased and will continue to do so as key organizations make decisions and recommendations now and in the near future

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Regulation & Standards | 11 Jun 2012

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FSB Takes Another Step on LEI, But Administration Questions Linger

The approval of the ISO standard for the LEI moved much faster than most ISO standards, say industry observers. The FSB issued its LEI report to the G-20, setting a structure for the global LEI system, but the report leaves unanswered questions about...

Inside Reference Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 08 Jun 2012

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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